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John Henry

Author: Julius Lester; Jerry Pinkney; Jane Byers Bierhorst; Dial Books for Young Readers.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books, 1994
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Legends
Folk tales
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, Julius.
John Henry.
New York : Dial Books, 1994
(OCoLC)622689982
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lester; Jerry Pinkney; Jane Byers Bierhorst; Dial Books for Young Readers.
ISBN: 0803716060 9780803716063 0803716079 9780803716070
OCLC Number: 28966718
Notes: Art techniques used: Glowing watercolor and colored pencil.
"Typography by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--Title page verso.
Credits: Music composed by Crystal Taliefero.
Performer(s): Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1995; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1995
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 720
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Responsibility: by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.

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Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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